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PSTC is focused on new applications and is an advocate for PSA technology as the bonding method of choice. Play video here.
"The PSTC RTM program offers my company valuable training and industry manufacturing consistency."

Teresa Borzcik,
Manager, Regulatory Affairs
3M
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PSTC's Responsible Tape Manufacturing Practices program signifies a commitment to environmental, workplace, and quality goals. PSTC member companies stand by that promise.
 
PSTC's Responsible Tape Manufacturing Practices program signifies a commitment to environmental, workplace, and quality goals.

PSTC member companies stand by that promise. View PSTC's RTM video overview.
"PSTC initiatives are positively impacting the PSA tape industry."

Cathy Boysko, Global Product Manager
Pressure Sensitive Adhesives | Performance Materials
Ashland
"PSTC is a powerful marketing voice for the industry."

John Tynan,
Vice President, Research & Development
Intertape Polymer Group, Inc.
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PSTC is focused on new applications and is an advocate for PSA technology as the bonding method of choice. Play video here.
"Belonging to PSTC means growth - not only growth for our business but growth for the PSA tape industry as a whole."

Curt Rutsky, President
Syntac Coated Products, LLC
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PSTC News

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PSTC named Melinda Einsla, research scientist within the Dow Adhesives business of The Dow Chemical Company, as the recipient of its coveted 2018 Carl Dahlquist Award. The award is named for innovator Carl Dahlquist, who developed the Dahlquist criterion of tack, which determines if the modulus value of a material is low enough to be considered a pressure sensitive adhesive.

PSTC presents the Dahlquist Award to one speaker during its annual technical conference who, following the evaluation of a panel of judges, demonstrates the very best in research relating to adhesive tape technology. The selection covers a range of criteria, concentrating on originality and scientific contribution, but also includes presentation and quality of visuals. Read more

PSTC Member News

The Dupps Company, parent firm of Harmonite® maker RSS, was recently honored with the 2018 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association. The award is in recognition of adherence to standards of excellence in safety, compared to Bureau of Labor Statistics injury and illness rates of similar companies. Dupps was also recognized recently with the Ohio Healthy Workplace Gold Award; it’s the sixth year in a row the company has received an Ohio Healthy Workplace Award. 

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Afera, the European Adhesive Tape Association, announced today its launch of the 1st Global Adhesive Tape Summit, a unique event bringing together companies along the adhesive tape value chain of not only Europe, but Asia, North America and the Middle East, for 4 days of learning about current technical advancements and market conditions, meeting on standardisation issues, and networking with industry leaders. With a working program built around 26 lectures by industry experts, the Global Tape Summit will take place 11-15 June 2018 at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel in Munich, Germany. Read more

The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) is an influential organization of world-class pressure sensitive tape companies, complying with the highest manufacturing standards in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

   

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